US based on-demand car service, Uber has finally launched third-party taxi booking apps in Singapore – starting with 25% off all UberTaxi rides for the rest of September.
Tencent backed instant messaging app, WeChat has been reportedly updated with in-store mobile payments for nine retail chains across China and the feature will be officially opened on September 15.
Google has launched Android One smartphones in India with starting price of INR 6399 (~USD 105) in partnership with local companies such as Micromax, Karbonn and Spice Mobiles.
Malaysia and Hong Kong-based online store reviews platform TrustedCompany, has received USD 1 million in Series A funding led by Tengelmann Ventures and co-invested by 500 Startups’ Khailee Ng as well as Asia Venture Group.
Google has launched a Cloud platform for startups with an aims to speed up the process of launching and scaling their ideas. The cloud platform helps early-stage startups with USD 100,000 in credit, 24/7 support for eligible startups, and also provides access to the company’s technical solutions team.
According to a newly leaked internal document, Microsoft is planning to put out ‘Nokia’ name in its mobile products.
Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger is shutting down from October 31st and the software company is passing its official Twitter handle to Facebook later this month for the social network’s own Messenger service.
Serial entrepreneur and investor, Mr. Raju Vanapala has ventured ahead to tap the potential of online learning with his new venture, “LearnSocial“.
Visa Inc. has announced the launch of Visa Token Service – a technology that replaces account information on plastic cards with a digital account number called “token”.
In order to search and track status of rescue teams in the flood-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir, a Google application called ‘Person Finder’ is being pressed into service by the government.
Paypal users will now have an option to pay with bitcoins, with eBay finally taking its step forward with its payment processor subsidiary Braintree, per a Forbes report.
IndiaCollegeSearch (ICS), Indian college search and application platform has won Top 100 Red Herring Asia award, which honors most promising technologies and companies of Asia, in a ceremony held last week in Hong Kong.
DBS Bank India, today launched a series of webisodes – Chilli Paneer. In an attempt to engage with the consumers and build brand awareness, DBS Bank rolls out a campaign where the story of Chilli Paneer will unfold every Friday at 11:00 am on the Website.
Intel announced a new partnership Friday with Fossil Group, Inc. maker of watches and fashion accessories, on wearables to further develop wearable technology for the fashion industry.
In order to increase its focus on video content, Facebook has announced that it will start rolling out ‘View Counts’ that will allow people to see how many views a video on Facebook has received.
Vinculum announced today it has been selected as a Winner for Red Herring’s Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region.
GreedyGame – a Noida based native in-game advertising platform, has been selected for the Google for Entrepreneurs supported Blackbox Connect program at Silicon Valley.